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Inmate Dies at Bonne Terre Prison

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The Eastern Reception Diagnostic and Correctional Center in Bonne Terre, Mo.

By AP/KWMU

Bonne Terre, Mo. – A 56-year-old inmate at the Eastern Reception Diagnostic and Correctional Center in Bonne Terre has died of apparent natural causes.

Corrections officials say Lester Algiere died Tuesday evening.

Algiere had been in prison since December of 2001 after a conviction on sexual misconduct in Greene County.

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